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The common complaint is the decision was taken without consultation.
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Over 2.46 lakh families have been traditionally engaged in bamboo-related vocations.
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'BJP will form the next government in the state'
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She got Rs 5,000 for the child.
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Apparently a group of uniformed personnel were threatening the villagers.
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The poverty ridden couple reportedly sold the girl child to earn their livelihood.
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A 24-year-old housewife from the minority Muslim community was allegedly shot dead by BSF trooper.
Hallelujah! Tripura has finally shown the way. The draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958 has been withdrawn in this remote northeastern state 18 years after it was introduced. Reason: The Left Front government did not consider it necessary to continue with the law when insurgency had been on the wane in the state for the past decade -- partly due to a committed and sensitive state administration that was determined to take governance to the grassroots.
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In a landmark decision that will resonate with other states that have implemented the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, Tripura has withdrawn AFSPA from the entire Left-ruled state as terrorism has sta...
Through his overall, multipronged efforts towards the Northeast, it appears Mr. Modi aims to change the nation's outlook towards the region - long one of indifference and paternalism. Mr. Modi's objective is praiseworthy. But he is undermining it by staying silent on terrorism in the region.